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. it details next. at the end of the day it's all about the environment. wait. no it's not. melissa: all right. so, when you are out shopping do you look for green products? you want to pay more? billing green is big business, but the federal trade commission is cracking down on how companies market their goods. consumers like you and i don't get duped. the problem is that the green knight seems pretty vague and might end up hurting the business bottom-line. joining me now, expert maurice, president of reiss and greece. thank you for coming on the show to me it kind of makes sense. anybody can say their product is green if it is trendy. it's like organic. you put it on anything and people want to buy it. >> well, yes. but that is assuming consumers are really stupid. they just buy everything. and you know what, consumers are skeptical. and like you said, they are actually less willing to buy things that are green and not willing to spend more money in a lot of cases. the biggest issue is green is on everything. makes it less powerful, and they are extremely skeptical. wind we need all this new
environment in which both men are now running. connell: it is a crazy number but not necessarily a great number. it is 582,000 of 873. you don't have to say the numbers fudge to. it is not that great a number even on the surface. dagen: if you look at these numbers historically they are all over the place. >> the real number is not the official 8% though politically that will give the president some traction. now we are back to the inherited rate which is 7.8. it is perception but remember the real numbers to take a look at is the new jobs created that number 114,000. that is a pathetic number. if i met romney i go to the american people and say president reagan inherited a huge recession. he had a very dire economic crisis. he did the opposite of what president obama did in terms of cutting taxes and reducing government and deregulating and what his recovery look like, month after month of 500, 600, 900,000, over a million jobs in 1983. dagen: back to the original point, mitt romney has to avoid trying to discredit this number. >> he will not do that. [talking over each other] >> ronny
jobs in this environment. >> moderator: back to the taxes thing for a moment. romney: okay. >> moderator: mr. president? obama: we've had this discussion before. >> moderator: the idea that in order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. obama: now, governor romney has ruled out revenue. he's ruled out revenue. romney: absolutely. look, the revenue i get is by more people working, getting higher pay, paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and how we balance the budget, but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain, spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> moderator: okay. romney: we're now spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path of spain. i want to go down the path of growth that puts americans to work with more money in because they're working. >> moderator: but, mr. president, you're saying in other words -- in order to get the job done, it's got to be balanced. obama: if we're serious, w
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